In this area we will add information and links that promote ways of keeping safe online.
YouTube Live Streaming
The Times recently published an article about young people being at risk when they are live streaming video content from their YouTube accounts. Other apps allow ‘live streaming’ of video content, so to see the benefits and risks involved please visit this website.
A parental guide to live streaming and vlogging (video blogging) can be downloaded below:
Do your children play this popular computer game? It has a 12 age certificate, so what are the risks of letting younger children play the game? Find out in this Fortnite handout .
Digital Parenting Magazine
Vodafone’s Digital Parenting Magazine contains a wealth of information and articles related to ways that families can have fun online whilst being safe. The current magazine (and past issues) can be downloaded from here.
Lancashire Education Authority – Online Safety
Lancashire LEA have an online safety area with links to resources and advice on a variety of issues. To access the website click here.
John Naughton writes a weekly column outlining how technology and the Internet are shaping and changing society. The column can be viewed by clicking here.
An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 1)
An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 2)
An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 3)
An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 4)
UK Safer Internet Centre Parents’ Guide To Technology
Childnet – Know It All resources
Internet Matters videos
The Internet Matters website have published three videos which are worth sharing with children when they use the many features of the internet.
The first video is titled ‘Fred’ and concerns a boy who is searching for ‘pirates’ online.
The second video is titled ‘April’ and is about sharing inappropriate images online.
The third video is titled ‘Jack’ and is about online bullying in relation to gaming.
Handouts from our Online Safety Parents Meeting – March 2019